Sony reveals completely redesigned Xperia series: Xperia X, X Performance and XA

Sony unveiled its completely redesigned Xperia series. This new and re imagined brand is supposed to be ” capable of changing the way you interact the world.” Sony introduced the first three smartphones in the Xperia series: Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, Xperia XA. Lets have an in-depth look at what the devices are hiding underneath their nice-looking bodies.

Xperia X will be running a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor (2x ARM Cortex-A72, 4x ARM Cortex A53) while the Xperia X Performance will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. Both of these phones will come with a 5-inch display though X Performance’s display will be 1080p HD as compared to the 720p screen in Xperia XA. Xperia XA packs an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor in addition to  MediaTek MT6755 chipset. Below is the complete breakdown of the specification offered by the all new smartphones.

SpecificationsXperia XXperia X PerformanceXperia XA
Display5" Full HD 1080p5" Full HD 1080p5'' HD 720p
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 650Qualcomm Snapdragon 820MediaTek MT6755
StorageUp to 32GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.Up to 32GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.Up to 16GB, expandable up tp 200GB via microSD.
CameraRear: 23MP 1/2.3'' Exmor RS with Predictive Hybrid AF. Rear: 23MP 1/2.3'' Exmor RS with Predictive Hybrid AF. Rear: 1MP 1/3'' Exmor RS with Hybrid AF.

Front: 13MP 1/3'' Exmor RS, 22mm Wide Angle Lens F2.0
Front: 13MP 1/3'' Exmor RS, 22mm Wide Angle Lens F2.0Front: 8MP Exmor R
MiscAndroid M, 2620 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor.Android M, 2700 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor.Android M, 2300 mAh battery.

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The Xperia X and Xperia X Performance feature Sony’s next-gen cameras named ” Predictive Hybrid Focus.” This camera is a result of a joint venture with Sony’s camera engineers who made is possible to select a subject in your picture frame and predict its motion. This will result in pictures without any blur. Moving on the design of the brand new series, all X series smartphone feature a curved glass display along with a rounded yet continuous frame. As far as the Xperia XA  is concerned, it features an edge-to-edge display. These smartphones will be available in White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold and Rose Gold. Apart from the innovative camera and design, Sony is claiming that the Xperia series will last up to a remarkable period of 2 days. This is due to a new technology they developed named Sony’s smart battery management.


While redesigning their Xperia brand, Sony considerably focused on the way user interacts with his/her smartphone while on the go. Sony unveiled the details of the Xperia Ear, a wireless ear-piece that provides useful information such as your schedule, weather and the latest news to keep you up-to-date. It works on the basis of Sony’s voice technology, which allows it to respond to verbal commands like making a call, perform internet searches and send a text message. Xperia Ear connects to Xperia via NFC or Bluetooth and can run all day battery life while featuring IPX2 water-protection for harsh weather conditions.


Along with the earpiece, Sony came forward with another device, named RM-X7BT, which allows user to experience their smartphone functions without even using their hands. This will surely make the roads safer.


That’s not all folks, seems like Sony came packed with quite some innovations to this MWC event. Apart from the devices mentioned above, Sony announced three more devices today. Firstly the Xperia Eye – this device features a 360 degree sperical lens which can be attached to your cloths. This camera uses facial and voice detection to capture images.

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Moving on the the Xperia Projector which is designed for multiple person communication using an interactive interface projection on any clear surface. This device has the capability to respond to touch, voice and gestures similar to a smartphone screen. Last of all, the Xperia Agent. This device uses the Sony’s voice technology and works as a personal assistant. It can provide you with useful information, assistance in communication and even lets you control your home appliances. In addition to that, this ‘agent’ has a built-in camera and a projector which can project on any clear surface.

That’s all for now guys, we’ll be updating you as soon as the prices and availability of the smartphones and add-on devices are announced. So, stay tuned.

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